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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Blase

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Bla*sé"
Senses
  1. Having the sensibilities deadened by excess or frequency of enjoyment; sated or surfeited with pleasure; uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence; used up.
    synonyms: bored.
  2. very sophisticated; versed in the ways of the world.the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'
    synonyms: knowing, worldly.
  3. uninterested and attaching little importance; -- of attitudes toward duties.a blase attitude about housecleaning
    synonyms: unconcerned.

Etymology: F., p. p. of blaser

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  1. Nonchalantly unconcerned ("a blase attitude about housecleaning")
  2. Uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence ("his blase indifference" and "a petulant blase air")
  3. Very sophisticated especially because of surfeit; versed in the ways of the world ("the blase traveler refers to the ocean he has crossed as `the pond'")
Wiktionary

blase was also found in the following language(s): French and German

Notable Persons Named Blase

Tom Golisano is a businessman, philanthropist, businessperson, philanthropy, and businessmanandphilanthropist. Tom was given the name Blase Thomas Golisano on November 14th, 1941 in Irondequoit, New York, U.S.

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He has been prominent since 2014. Blase was born on March 19th, 1949.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Blase

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How popular is the baby name Blase in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1914 6 0 6
1915 7 0 7
1916 7 0 7
1917 7 0 7
1918 7 0 7
1919 13 0 13
1920 13 0 13
1921 9 0 9
1922 10 0 10
1923 5 0 5
1924 5 0 5
1926 8 0 8
1927 8 0 8
1928 14 0 14
1929 9 0 9
1930 9 0 9
1931 7 0 7
1932 8 0 8
1933 10 0 10
1934 6 0 6
1935 5 0 5
1936 5 0 5
1938 7 0 7
1939 5 0 5
1941 8 0 8
1942 10 0 10
1943 11 0 11
1944 6 0 6
1947 14 0 14
1948 16 0 16
1949 14 0 14
1950 10 0 10
1951 9 0 9
1952 8 0 8
1953 12 0 12
1954 10 0 10
1955 15 0 15
1956 8 0 8
1957 13 0 13
1958 9 0 9
1959 16 0 16
1960 15 0 15
1961 15 0 15
1962 14 0 14
1963 10 0 10
1964 12 0 12
1965 11 0 11
1969 7 0 7
1975 6 0 6
1978 5 0 5
1980 6 0 6
1981 8 0 8
1984 8 0 8
1985 5 0 5
1986 7 0 7
1987 7 0 7
1988 7 0 7
1989 10 0 10
1990 10 0 10
1991 7 0 7
1992 8 0 8
1993 10 0 10
1994 16 0 16
1995 10 0 10
1996 5 0 5
1997 14 0 14
1998 9 0 9
1999 9 0 9
2000 15 0 15
2001 10 0 10
2002 11 0 11
2003 12 0 12
2004 6 0 6
2005 12 0 12
2006 9 0 9
2007 5 0 5
2008 9 0 9
2009 8 0 8
2010 6 0 6
2011 8 0 8
2012 5 0 5
2013 6 0 6
2015 9 0 9
2016 7 0 7

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Popularity of Blase as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Blase U.S.
  White 90.96% 64.26%
  African American 2.78% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.48% 16.26%

Of Last Name Blase

People with the last name Blase are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Blase

  • How Popular is the name Blase? Blase is the 12,473rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Blase was the 22,375th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Blase have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 768 babies born with the first name Blase in the United States. That's more than enough people named Blase to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Blase? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Blase first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Blase is Friday, July 1st, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Blase born? The highest recorded use of the first name Blase was in 1948 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Random Blase Factoid: According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Blase is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1984.
  • Weird things about the name Blase: Your name in reverse order is Esalb. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Slbea. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Blase? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,151 people with the last name Blase.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Blase? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Blase as their last name since less than 1 person in 256k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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